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Sustainable Poverty Reduction in Less Favoured Areas : Problems, Options and Strategies.

Author/Creator:
Ruben, R.
Publication:
Wallingford : CABI, 2007.
Series:
Cabi Publishing
Cabi Publishing
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (484 pages)
Subjects:
Sustainable development -- Developing countries.
Agricultural development projects -- Developing countries.
Rural development -- Developing countries.
Poverty -- Developing countries.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Through the study of less-favoured areas in Africa, Latin America, and South and East Asia, this work explores the development pathways allowing for the careful adjustment of resource use strategies at the field, farm-household and village level.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Contributors
1 Sustainable Poverty Reduction in Less-favoured Areas: Problems, Options and Strategies
Part I: Development Strategies for Poor People in Less-favoured Areas
2 Designing and Evaluating Alternatives for More Sustainable Natural Resource Management in Less-favoured Areas
3 Dimensions of Vulnerability of Livelihoods in Less-favoured Areas: Interplay Between the Individual and the Collective
4 Market Imperfections
Part II: Resource Management Options
5 Soil Nutrient Dynamics in Integrated Crop-Livestock Systems in the Northern Ethiopian Highlands
6 Rural Development and Sustainable Land Use in the Hillsides of Honduras
7 Resource Use Efficiency on Own and Sharecropped Plots in Northern Ethiopia: Determinants and Implications for Sustainability
Part III: Livelihoods and Food Security
8 Food Security Through the Livelihoods Lens: an Integrative Approach
9 Changing Gender Roles in Household Food Security and Rural Livelihoods in Bangladesh
10 Does Social Capital Matter in Vegetable Markets? The Social Capital of Indigenous Agricultural Communities in the Philippines: Socio-cultural Implications and Consequences for Local Vegetable Trade
Part IV: Markets and Institutional Development
11 Making Markets Work for the Poor: the Challenge in the Age of Globalization
12 Market Access, Agricultural Productivity and Allocative Efficiency in the Banana Sector of Uganda
13 Land and Labour Market Participation Decisions under Imperfect Markets: a Case Study in North-east Jiangxi Province, China
14 Land and Labour Allocation Decisions in the Shift from Subsistence to Commercial Agriculture
15 Effects of Deregulation of the Rice Market on Farm Prices in China: a Marketing Channel Model.
16 Consequences of the Abolition of the Multi-fibre Arrangement Import Quotas on the Apparel Industry of Bangladesh: a Computable General Equilibrium Analysis
Part V: Strategies and Policy Priorities
17 Poverty Targeting with Heterogeneous Endowments: a Micro-simulation Analysis of a Less-favoured Ethiopian Village
18 Less-favoured Areas: Looking beyond Agriculture towards Ecosystem Services
19 Livelihood Strategies, Policies and Sustainable Poverty Reduction in LFAs: a Dynamic Perspective
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Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Pender, J.
Kuyvenhoven, A.
Other format:
Print version: Ruben, R. Sustainable Poverty Reduction in Less Favoured Areas
ISBN:
9781845932787
9781845932770
OCLC:
469633696
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